Retention of Community Health Workers in the Public Health Workforce: Public Health Workforce Interests and Needs Survey, 2017 and 2021

Community health workers (CHWs) have critical importance in health departments as they often share the same cultural background (ethnicity and language), socioeconomic status, and life experiences as members of underserved communities. This shared culture increases the level of trust between the community and health department. However, as a professional group, CHWs face several challenges related…

What Are Public Health Agencies Planning for Workforce Development? A Content Analysis of Workforce Development Plans of Accredited Public Health Departments

The COVID-19 pandemic exposed public health infrastructure gaps and the need for a strong public health workforce capable of supporting population health and promoting health equity. One of the major causes of the infrastructure gaps is ongoing public health workforce shortages. Recruiting and retaining public health employees and ensuring they have necessary skills are vital…

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